| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Whether or not they will be the same Chicago Cubs next season, fans will hear their radio call on a new home: WBBM-AM 780.
The Cubs signed a long-term deal with the CBS-owned station to carry the team’s games beginning next season. They will...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In an unusual move, Chicago-based ad agency Cramer-Krasselt has essentially told its client, Panera Bread, to take this job and shove it.
Peter Krivkovich, chairman and CEO of Cramer-Krasselt, sent a memo to employees Wednesday morning saying the...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Arsenio Hall has lost out on his bid to revive his career with a late-night show.
CBS Television Distribution has canceled the syndicated "The Arsenio Hall Show," less than three months before the series celebrated its one-year anniversary. Tribune Co.,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:13 PM
ABC is discontinuing its Live Well digital network, a national lifestyle channel with Chicago roots.
Live Well Network features 24/7 home, fashion, food and health shows, with offerings such as “Live Big with Ali Vincent,” and “My...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Private-equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is acquiring the El Segundo-based parent of CarsDirect.com and ApartmentRatings.com in a deal reportedly worth $1.1 billion.
KKR is buying the company from two other private-equity firms, Hellman & Friedman...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:37 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding between "Godzilla" and "Neighbors."
The Skinny: The heat wave here appears to have broken but the strong winds have also pushed the smoke from all the wildfires into my neighborhood. I almost have to shut the windows,...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:50 PM
AT&T is acquiring satellite broadcaster DirecTV for nearly $49 billion, the latest in a series of big deals that are transforming the media and telecommunications landscape.
The purchase will turn AT&T into a massive player in the pay-television space...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Arsenio Hall is making good on his talk about buying the L.A. Clippers from Donald Sterling. Sort of.
The host of "The Arsenio Hall Show" announced on his show Monday that he was launching a crowd-funded campaign on Indiegogo to raise the cash to buy...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Tribune Co. said Tuesday that its net income declined by 30 percent in the first quarter, as gains in broadcast revenues were offset by double-digit publishing declines and higher expenses.
Net income was $41.1 million, or 41 cents per share, compared...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Tribune Co. said Tuesday that its net income fell 30% in the first quarter, as gains in broadcast revenue were offset by double-digit publishing declines and higher expenses.
Net income was $41.1 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with $58.4...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:33 PM
"Manhattan," the second original series from WGN America, will premiere this summer on July 27, the cable channel announced Thursday.
WGN America is owned by Tribune Co., which also owns The Times.
Unlike the channel's fledgling original series,...